Music to my eyes: Cross-modal interactions in the perception of emotions in musical performance

  title={Music to my eyes: Cross-modal interactions in the perception of emotions in musical performance},
  author={Bradley W. Vines and Carol Krumhansl and Marcelo M. Wanderley and Ioana Dalca and Daniel J. Levitin},
We investigate non-verbal communication through expressive body movement and musical sound, to reveal higher cognitive processes involved in the integration of emotion from multiple sensory modalities. Participants heard, saw, or both heard and saw recordings of a Stravinsky solo clarinet piece, performed with three distinct expressive styles: restrained, standard, and exaggerated intention. Participants used a 5-point Likert scale to rate each performance on 19 different emotional qualities… CONTINUE READING
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